Full English: A Journey through the British and their Food

Full English: A Journey through the British and their Food From West Country cider brewers to Yorkshire tripe dressers, Tom meets the punters and producers at the heart of our food traditions He samples the very best of real English food Bury black pudding, home cured Wiltshire bacon and the planet s finest cheddarBut Full English is no paean to an imagined land where yokels sip ale together while chomping on pork pies Tom s quest delves beneath the surface to unearth the real story behind our eating habits, and what the food of today says about us organic heaven or mass produced hell Peppered with mouth watering recipes and recommendations, Tom s pilgrimage maps out England s defining dishes Fish Chips in the North, Balti in the midlands, Snail Porridge at the Fat Duck But it is the colourful characters we meet along the way who truly bring Full English to life

About the Author: Tom Parker Bowles

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10 thoughts on “Full English: A Journey through the British and their Food

  1. says:

    I had hoped, from the title of this book, that it would be all about the fried breakfast Alas, no The final chapter is indeed on that subject, but the rest of the book is about English food generally Mostly, it s Tom Parker Bowles wandering the length and breadth of England, finding gorgeous food stuffs and talking to their makers It starts in the West Country with cheese and cider, wanders via Bury

  2. says:

    This feast of a book made me hungry It was very pleasant to follow Tom Parker Bowles around as he met foodie friends, producers and restauranteurs It covers a wide variety of food, north and south, rich and poor It has a lot of historical information about what we used to eat and how it was produced It s not just about fancy London places, Little Chef gets as visit as does many a chip shop A small numb

  3. says:

    Like his great memoir, The Year of Eating Dangerously , Tom delves deep into our nation s traditional, regional and oft forgotten dishes and produce And despite it being a bit to self promoting of his mates in parts, the book is incredibly fascinating Unknown treasures, entertaining characters and unique recipes Highly recommended.

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